Wallpaper

Collection Type

  • Wallpaper

Date

ca. 1850

GUSN

GUSN-286670

Description

Fragments. Two attached layers of wallpaper. Top layer has floral bouquet arising from rococo cartouche. Possible landscape elements below cartouche. Block printed in grays, greens, yellow, peach and pink on cream ground. Only small portion of lower layer is visible and pattern is not discernible. Gray and cream color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

wallpapers
paper (fiber product)
block printing (relief printing process)
Wallpaper

Inscription

"Benjamin / White Ho. / 1790. Heath / St." (Handwritten on label by Nina Fletcher Little)

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

France

Dimensions

24 x 5 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Family of Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1994.80

Places

France

Wallpaper Details

Print Technique

Block Printed

Form

Fragment

Ground Color

Cream

State

Original

Type

Handmade

Use

Sidewall/Fill

Medium

Paper

Decor Motif

bouquets
cartouches